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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kunming, CN, China - SHA to KMG

Popular flights from Shanghai to Kunming

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 CNY4,070
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 20, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY2,170
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 CNY4,615
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 CNY4,615
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 CNY6,085
Juneyao Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 CNY4,275
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 CNY4,275
Shandong Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 CNY5,418
Shanghai Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 11, 2016 Jul 14, 2016 CNY3,447
Shenzhen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 CNY3,832
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 CNY3,832
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 CNY3,832
Sichuan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 13, 2016 May 15, 2016 CNY3,325
May 20, 2016 May 22, 2016 CNY3,325
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 6, 2016 Aug 12, 2016 CNY4,994

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Kunming (SHA to KMG)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Kunming, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY2,549.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Kunming (SHA to KMG)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai to Kunming based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Shanghai to Kunming

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Shanghai to Kunming should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY3,813 CNY3,229
7-14 days CNY3,325 CNY3,049
14-21 days CNY3,325 CNY2,831
21-30 days CNY3,351 CNY2,330
30-60 days CNY3,351 CNY2,170
60-90 days CNY3,852 CNY2,568
90+ days CNY3,832 CNY2,279

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Kunming (SHA to KMG)

Your Shanghai to Kunming flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Shanghai to Kunming is CNY4,513.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kunming is CNY4,198.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kunming.

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Kunming
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Sichuan 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 20:25 20:25
Lucky Air 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:25 21:25
Spring 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 07:25 13:40
Air China 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:45 16:45
China Southern 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 07:35 15:20
Shanghai 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:15 09:20
Juneyao 4 4 3 3 3 4 4 08:35 21:20
Kunming 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 11:55 19:05
China Eastern 6 8 6 8 7 7 7 07:45 22:20

Shanghai to Kunming Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Kunming flight time is 3 hours and 19 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Kunming?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Kunming is 1945 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: There are 143 direct flights from Shanghai to Kunming.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Kunming?
Answer: China Eastern Airlines provides 33% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Kunming.

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Kunming (SHA to KMG)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai to Kunming with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Shanghai to Kunming.

Shanghai to Kunming
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Sichuan - X X X X
Lucky Air - X X X X X X X
Air China - X X X X X X X
China Southern - X X X X X X X
Shanghai - X X X X X X X
Juneyao - X X X X X X X
China Eastern - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Shanghai and Kunming, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Lijiang Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,452
Shanghai to Guilin Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,517
Shanghai to Beijing Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, China United, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,305
Shanghai to Chengdu Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,517

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to Bangkok Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Orient Thai, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,592
Shanghai to Hanoi Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,907
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,246
Shanghai to Manila Sichuan, Cebu Pacific, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Philippine, Shandong, AirAsia Zest, Shenzhen CNY1,657
Shanghai to Seoul Sichuan, Air Busan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, Korean, Xiamen, China Eastern, Asiana, Shandong, Eastar Jet, Shenzhen CNY1,701
Shanghai to Taipei Sichuan, Mandarin, UNI Air, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Shanghai, TransAsia, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY1,079
Shanghai to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,053
Shanghai to Macau Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Air Macau, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,175
Shanghai to Ho Chi Minh City Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Vietjet, Vietnam, Shenzhen CNY1,657
Shanghai to Chiang Mai Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Shandong, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,926
Shanghai to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Air China, China Southern, AirAsia X, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,926
Shanghai to Phuket Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Thai AirAsia, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Xiamen, China Eastern, Bangkok, Thai, Mesaba, Shenzhen CNY1,952
Shanghai to Siem Reap Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,176
Shanghai to Singapore Jetstar Asia, Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, SilkAir, China Eastern, Shandong, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Shenzhen CNY2,170
Shanghai to Phnom Penh Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Angkor Air, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,125
Shanghai to Denpasar Bali Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Garuda, Xiamen, China Eastern, AirAsia Indonesia, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,754
Shanghai to Yangon Sichuan, Lucky Air, MAI Myanmar, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,343
Shanghai to Kathmandu Sichuan, Lucky Air, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, China Eastern, Nepal, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,807

Cheap Domestic Flights to Kunming - KMG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY2,472
Nanjing to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY2,176
Ningbo to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY3,935
Yiwu to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, China Eastern, Shandong, Shenzhen Check Dates
Wuxi to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates
Changzhou to Kunming Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen Check Dates

Cheap International Flights to Kunming - KMG

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Hangzhou to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Shenzhen CNY1,079
Nanjing to Hong Kong Sichuan, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Shanghai, Juneyao, Hainan, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, Hong Kong Express, Xinhua, Shenzhen CNY784
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Kunming, CN, China, from CNY338 Round trip from SHA to KMG